If you’ve been investing in the stock market for the last couple of years, you’re probably feeling like you’ve been taken for a dizzying roller coaster of a ride. Head still spinning? The more stable investment vehicles, Savings accounts, CDs, and Money Market funds can provide some relief. While they may not offer the highest interest rates available they do provide an appealing safety cushion in times of economic uncertainty. And when it comes to saving for retirement, sometimes slow and steady can win the race. Let’s start off by explaining the basics of some of the most popular investment vehicles available to you.